SBP Neighborhood Spotlight: Pacific Palisades

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In the latest edition of SBP's Neighborhood Spotlight, we're exploring the picturesque coastal enclave of Pacific Palisades. Nestled between the Santa Monica Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, this sun-drenched Los Angeles neighborhood exudes laid-back luxury with its stunning ocean views, epic homes, and top-tier shopping and dining (you can thank Palisades Village for that). Whether you're a longtime resident or considering a move to this slice of paradise, SBP’s insider guide has all you need to know about life in the Palisades.


Visit The Getty Villa: Step back in time at this stunningly recreated ancient Roman villa housing the Getty's world-class collection of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities. The expansive grounds and gardens are a tranquil oasis.

Shop local at the Palisades Farmers Market: Stock up on fresh, seasonal produce, artisan goods, and tasty fare from local vendors at this beloved Sunday tradition. It's a prime opportunity to experience the Palisades' quintessential small-town vibe.

Explore Will Rogers State Historic Park: Escape into nature on the vast hiking trails winding through this 186-acre park surrounding the ranch home of the iconic actor and humorist Will Rogers. Stellar ocean views await.

Bring the fam to the Palisades Recreation Center: Whether for little league games, family picnics, weekend tennis matches, or outdoor barbecues, the Palisades Recreation Center has become a town hub. Plus David Berg gives a five-star recommendation.

Middle Photo: Raw Inspiration


The Draycott: This stylish French-inspired brasserie delivers upscale yet approachable fare for all occasions, from creative seasonal plates to delicious craft cocktails in a lively atmosphere.

Pearl Dragon: With its moody, candlelit ambiance, Pearl Dragon is a chic yet approachable neighborhood gem. It's a go-to for sushi and Japanese fusion dishes, as well as elevated American classics like burgers and creative craft cocktails.

Angelini: For authentic, soul-warming Italian cuisine, Angelini's is a longtime neighborhood favorite dishing out decadent homemade pastas, rustic classics, and a killer wine list in a cozy, inviting setting.

Photos: Eater LA, Pearl Dragon, Angelini


Caffe Luxxe: These craft coffee connoisseurs and friends of SBP take their brews seriously. Stop in for a perfectly executed latte, espresso, or seasonal drink, complemented by a delectable pastry (aka an almond croissant). 

Juicy Ladies: Get your nutrient fix at this organic juice bar and cafe pouring cold-pressed juices, smoothies, and coffee alongside uber-healthy eats. The cinnamon oat latte is a must!

Alfred: This much-lauded LA-based coffee chain offers innovative, high-quality coffee and tea beverages in a minimalist-chic setting designed for a seamless experience every time.

Photos: Eater LA, Juicy Ladies, Uncover LA

Real Estate

When it comes to spectacular real estate in Pacific Palisades, few properties compare to SBP's current listing at 921 Rivas Canyon Road. Now offered at $9,996,000, this jaw-dropping contemporary compound blends modern luxury with natural beauty across an incredible acre lot. The 2018 construction by renowned builder Loren Timan is replete with rich details, like 100-year-old reclaimed barn wood floors and honed, book-matched marble throughout its 7,100+ square foot interior. Soaring ceilings crown airy living spaces that seamlessly flow outside to the resort-inspired grounds.

There, a brand-new gunite pool, spa, fireplace, bar, sundecks, and turf lawns create the ultimate Californian backyard escape. Other amenities include gated entry, Control4 smart home system, water filtration, solar power, and parking for 9 cars with a 3-car garage offering EV charging. Just 5 minutes from Palisades Village and less than 2 miles to the beach, this 6-bedroom, 7-bath estate delivers every comfort and indulgence for exceptional modern living in one of LA's most desirable enclaves. It is, without a doubt, a true magnum opus exemplifying the pinnacle of Westside luxury.

Contact us at [email protected] for more information or to schedule your exclusive tour now.

Photos: 921 Rivas Canyon Road


Towne by Elysewalker: This effortlessly cool lifestyle boutique offers wardrobe essentials for men and women like denim, vintage tees, knitwear, footwear and accessories suited for that quintessential laid-back California style.

Shoppe Amber Interiors: Interior designer Amber Lewis has curated a unique collection of home goods at this design mecca, complete with beautiful, timeless pieces for creating a casually luxurious yet livable space.

Brunello Cucinelli: Hailing from the medieval Italian village of Solomeo, this ultra-luxury brand specializes in superlative cashmere apparel and accessories that epitomize refined Italian craftsmanship and modern style.

Photos: Palisades Village, All Sorts Of, Behance


Hank’s: For elevated American fare and creative cocktails in a chic, welcoming atmosphere, head to this neighborhood gastropub tucked into Palisades Village.

Enoteca Cinque: Transport yourself to Italy with a visit to this charming wine bar and hideaway pouring a stellar selection of Italian and Californian varietals alongside gourmet meats, cheeses, and small bites.

Porta Via: This beloved Westside Italian eatery takes things to another level at their new Palisades Village outpost, combining signature favorites with special dishes and "Golden Hour" menu of affordably priced bites and cocktails.

Photos: Hank’s, Enoteca Cinque, Porta Via


Oasis Palisades: Unwind and rejuvenate at this wellness center offering acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, organic facials, and more — all administered by skilled, licensed practitioners.

The Cottage Spa: For the ultimate spa day, look no further than The Cottage Spa. This tranquil haven offers indulgent facials, massages, and personalized treatments delivered with warmth and expertise.

Alo Yoga: Experience dynamic yet mindful flows taught by world-class instructors at Alo Yoga in Palisades Village. With great music and classes suited for all levels, you're sure to leave transformed — especially with a stop at Erewhon after. 

Photos: Oasis Palisades, Cottage Spa, ClassPass


The Palisades neighborhood is served by several top-notch public and private schools such as Village School, St. Matthew's, Calvary Baptist, Seven Arrows, and Corpus Christi — not to mention the acclaimed Palisades Charter Elementary and High School in LAUSD.

Photo: Private School Review


Pacific Palisades offers incredibly easy access to major hubs like Santa Monica and Brentwood via the 405 freeway or scenic routes like Sunset Boulevard. Within the neighborhood itself, the new(ish) Palisades Village has emerged as a premier shopping, dining, and community destination. Opened in September 2018 by developer Caruso, this walkable village offers over 40 curated boutiques, restaurants, and entertainment experiences in a setting that complements the Palisades' coastal vibe and rich heritage. This vibrant centerpiece is a major selling point for homebuyers seeking an idyllic community environment.

Photo: NY Times

Interested in learning more about the lifestyle or real estate opportunities in Pacific Palisades? Reach out to us at [email protected].

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